How to Find Someone on POF by Email

Plenty of Fish of POF has turned into one of the most favorite online dating platforms or apps. It is widely used by those in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, and New Zealand. It might be limited to some countries but it is still popular and is growing in popularity.

Just like any other online dating platforms, the main purpose of Plenty of Fish is to offer a place where everyone who is looking for their partner gathers. Basically, it is the place to find someone, to exchange the message, and to decide if they are matched. The activity on POF mainly revolves around finding a good match.

Finding someone on POF is relatively easy. There are a few ways to choose from. One of the most talked is finding someone by email. If you are curious about it and want to try it, this page will guide you to do so. Apart from that, you will also be informed about the other methods to find someone on POF so please read everything until the end.

Finding someone on POF by email

Finding someone on POF by email is hard since there is probably no one who puts their email address directly in their dating app profile. Plus, email addresses do appear in the profile source code with the exception when they are hash encrypted. If you want to view a user’s encrypted email address on POF it shows up, the current way is to log in to see it.

  • The first thing that you have to do is to go to the profile of interest.
  • Then, right click on anywhere you want on the page but you have to make sure that your mouse is not over an image.
  • There will be a menu popping up. Once it appears, click View Source.
  • After that, press CTRL+F on the keyboard to bring up the web browsers search box.
  • Lastly, enter “hashemail”. Doing so will result you seeing something that looks like “hashmail”: ”d77b8fd678b67d8ed9cc01ed550e154d89c2e57afcaeef32b208d”.

If you manage to know that it means you have found out the secret of getting the email address of people on this platform. Actually, Plenty of Fish has the email addresses stored in their web database so it would be easier to hack, which is clearly not advisable.

The other ways of finding someone on POF

    • By username

If you want to find someone on POF by username, you can use a tool that can be found on This one is not only free but also awesome and simple.

By clicking on the link above, you will be taken to a page where there is a text box and a button that says Search POF for Username. Upon seeing it, you can just enter a username or partial username of someone that you are looking for on POF. Before entering the username, keep in mind that you will be able to get more results if you enter the short username or if you use the common one. As the contrary, the more specific and the longer the username, the less results, which means it will be easier for you to find the one that you are looking for. After entering the username, do not forget to press the button that reads Search POF for Username. It does not take too much time for the system to show the results that you are looking for. The system works really fast and you will only need to wait for about two seconds. If you compare it to the POF’s username search, it wins by far.

    • By name

There are two methods that you can try if you want to find someone by their first name. The first one is using the Google search approach. If you want to try this method, the first thing that you will need to do is no other than going to the When it opens, find the search box and then type personsname. Do not forget to change the personsname with the name of the person that you want to find.

The second one is using the search tool. It is actually similar to using the username.

However, it lacks something. In fact, people rarely put their last name anywhere in their profile and you will have a hard time when looking for someone with a very common name as the results that will be seen are a lot.

    • By interest

It has not been confirmed if you are able to find someone on POF by interest but you can try it if you are curious. This method is actually similar to finding someone on POF by email. Firstly, you need to go to When you are there, you can enter hobby/interest. Remember to replace the hobby/interest with the real hobby or interest. For instance, if you love basketball and you are searching for people who share the same interest in basketball as you, you can just type basketball into the Google search box.


Finding someone on POF by email is a bit hard since it is so rare for the users to put or include their email on their POF profile. If you are still interested in trying this method, you can try to follow the method that has been explained above. However, there is no guarantee for you to succeed. To know more about finding someone on POF by email, you are encouraged to visit the community of Plenty of Fish to discuss with the members of the community who share the same interest as you. They might know more about it so you can just make a discussion or dig the place. You might also try to reach out the help desk of Plenty of Fish by calling 604-692-2542. Feel free to dial the number anytime you want and please explain the issue that you are currently facing to find out the answer to the question.

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